News tagged with enantiomer

A second ascent of chemistry's Mt. Everest

In science's equivalent of ascending Mt. Everest, researchers are reporting success in one of the most difficult challenges in synthetic chemistry—a field in which scientists reproduce natural and other ...

dateDec 12, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Taming the molecule's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Many organic molecules are non-superimposable with their mirror image. The two forms of such a molecule are called enantiomers and can have different properties in biological systems. The problem is to control which enantiomer ...

dateJun 14, 2011 in Materials Science
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